Anime Roundtable v2.0 #79 – February 12 2023: Adaptations, Faithful or Slave to…

We begin the Super Sunday episode by getting Moh and Amy’s thoughts on the last episode two Sundays ago. And then going a little local

00:16:45 – Canada’s biggest book retailer might also be the biggest seller of manga in Canada. So imagine what would happen if it got cyber attacked and the long term. Oh yeah, and (outgoing) Toronto Mayor John Tory

00:38:50 – In anime fashion news…Astro Boy boots and the gacha machine backpack

00:42:23 – Boise Anime convention looking for Anime Cosplay only (Mike should have asked about Afro Samurai)

00:52:25 – We talked about James Gunn’s vision for the DC Universe and how it wants to be different from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And then we try to take that thinking to the Anime and Manga ecosystem (I think that’s an ongoing discussion)

Then in brief

01:28:00 – Netflix finally comes down on password sharing

01:32:00 – The top ten most pirated TV seasons from streaming services in 2022. Anime made the list. And which services we’re on

01:47:03 – Looking ahead on the Anime Community calendar, the Kaguya-sama Movie, RADWIMPS, Japan Society NYC

01:53:35 – And finally some thoughts on the Discotek and Viz Media announcements

This Week’s Drinking Game: Take a shot before doing your Valentines Day shopping on the 15th

Mike Nicolas, James Austin, Mohamed Sharmarke, Amy-Lynn Greig, Kevin Ng

Opening Theme: “FUBUKI – Snowstorm” performed by Pico Masaki

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